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This Viewpoint argues for separation of physician performance measurement from RVU production as a means to refocus physicians away from billing toward patient-centered values that could improve patients’ experience, reduce potential harms from the overtreatment that RVUs incentivize, and improve physicians’ work life and satisfaction.
This diagnostic study uses Health and Retirement Survey and linked Medicare data to develop and validate an administrative approach to identifying older adults with fall-related injuries and to quantify the inclusiveness and validity across a spectrum of potential diagnoses of fall-related injuries.
In the context of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal to simplify evaluation and management (E/M) documentation guidelines by 2021, this Viewpoint reviews the problems with current implementation of review-of-systems history taking in electronic health records (EHRs), including information overload, lack of follow-up of findings, clinical irrelevance to some patients and visits, and dishonesty in documentation.
This study examines the appropriate use of percutaneous coronary interventions in New York, Michigan, and Florida using Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project state databases.
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